Landlord services

We offer landlords two levels of service and a bespoke option tailored to a landlord's individual requirements.

Landlords Services

With over 35 years of knowledge of the Brighton and Hove lettings market we have the experience to tailor our services to our landlord’s requirements. Our focus is always on getting the best result for our landlords and ensuring that the rental process runs as smoothly as possible. Our residential property lettings team make every landlord’s life easier by:

  • giving the most accurate valuation for your property.
  • running a marketing campaign for your property.
  • completing reference checks on prospective tenants including their Right to Rent.
  • drawing up tenancy agreements.
  • using our state-of-the-art management system to manage tenancy information .

Because our Lettings Team are able to draw on the experience of the whole of our property management business, they make sure that your property is managed as efficiently, safely and as effectively as possible.

Our services

We offer a range of tailored management and lettings services including full management, rent collection and a tailored bespoke service to suit the landlords requirements.

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What people are saying about us

They already managed our small block of flats very efficiently. When we came to look for new tenants, we decided to use their letting services as well. Bradley has been great at helping to prepare our flat (cleaning/clearing/repairs etc) ready for the new tenants, and has been really flexible & responsive, which has allowed us to get our new tenants moved in as quickly as possible.

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Fully managed service

This service is provided at competitive rates. Please discuss your requirements with our Lettings Team.

Tenant finding service

The costs for this services are:

  • Equivalent to two weeks rent + VAT (calculated at £ per week) or minimum of £474 (inc VAT).

The bespoke option

We are also able to offer a bespoke option tailored to the individual requirements of landlords. Please contact our Lettings Team for more information.

Additional services available to landlords

We advise all our landlords to instruct an independent inventory so that an accurate assessment of damages, if any, can be made and charges levied from the Tenancy Deposit. 

We work with Smartlets to provide this service at a cost of £120.00 (inc VAT). Smartlets are regulated by AIIC.

If gas is supplied in the property landlords are required by law to provide an Annual Gas Safety Certificate.

Our fees, which include liaising with contractors, are £120.00 (inc VAT) for the inspection of the boiler and cooker hobs (if applicable) plus £36.00 (inc VAT) for each additional appliance. 

It is the landlord’s responsibility to ensure that the property is habitable and complies with Health and Safety requirements. In the event of a fire caused by an electricity fault in the property, the landlord may be found liable.

The fees for carrying out an inspection is £300.00 (inc VAT) 

We recommend landlords provide an Electrical Safety Certificate for each property every three years.

Landlords are required by law to provide inspection of energy ratings prior to a property offered to let on the open market £120.00 (inc VAT).

It is a legal requirement that all rented properties have working smoke alarms on every level of the property. It is also best practice to ensure that Carbon Monoxide Detectors are supplied if the property has Gas.

Installation Fees are £80.00 (incl VAT) per detection unit.

This helpful guide – The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015 produced by HM Government provides you the information you need to ensure your rental property is safe.

You will also find useful information in the HM Government booklet Fire safety in Shared and Rented Accommodation.

It is strongly advised that you consider rent protection in the rare cases that the tenant falls in to arrears. AR Lettings is unable to give legal advice in these matters, however we are able to provide information of services available.

With our Fully Managed Service we will visit the property after the first three months of a tenancy and carry out a free inspection and report back to you. 

If you require any additional inspections, they are charged at £60.00 (incl VAT) per inspection.

It is a legal requirement that all deposits are registered with a tenancy deposit scheme.

We charge a fee of £40.00 (incl VAT) to register a deposit for fully managed properties or £60.00 (incl VAT) if we have provided a tenants only service.